The construction of the 2nd innovative VVER-TOI power block at the Kursk NPP-2 site has started ahead of schedule

On April 15, 2019 the team placed the first cubic meter of concrete at the construction site for the replacing Kursk NPP-2 (an affiliate of the Rosenergoatom Joint-Stock Company, a part of the Electric Power Division of ROSATOM), which marked the start of concreting the 2nd power block’s reactor building foundation. This means that the…

TVEL Fuel Company of Rosatom and IDOM Consulting (Spain) signed a Memorandum of Understanding

On April 16, 2019, at the 11th ATOMEXPO International Forum 2019, TVEL Fuel Company of Rosatom and IDOM Consulting, Engineering, Architecture S.A.U., Spain, signed a Memorandum of Understanding.  The document was signed by Konstantin Tulupov, Vice President for Business Development of TVEL JSC, and Javier Ruiz Morin, Nuclear Services Director of IDOM.  The parties intend…

At the ATOMEXPO 2019 the Rosatom Corporate Academy held a roundtable discussion entitled “Next Generation Nuclear: A Partnership for Development”

At the 11th ATOMEXPO 2019 International Forum, the Rosatom Corporate Academy held a roundtable discussion entitled “Next Generation Nuclear: A Partnership for Development”. Providing nuclear industry enterprises with qualified personnel is crucial for the efficient and safe functioning of the industry. The roundtable experts representing the European Nuclear Education Network, ITER Organization, the International Youth…

At the 1ATOMEXPO 2019 the Rosatom Corporate Academy held a roundtable discussion entitled “Next Generation Nuclear: A Partnership for Development”

At the 11th ATOMEXPO 2019 International Forum, the Rosatom Corporate Academy held a roundtable discussion entitled “Next Generation Nuclear: A Partnership for Development”. Providing nuclear industry enterprises with qualified personnel is crucial for the efficient and safe functioning of the industry. The roundtable experts representing the European Nuclear Education Network, ITER Organization, the International Youth…

JSC RASU and LLC Element signed the Memorandum of Understanding on Development of Electronic Component Base

April 16, 2019 – As part of the XI International Forum ATOMEXPO-2019, Joint-Stock Company Rusatom Automated Control Systems (JSC RASU) and Limited Liability Company Element signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) confirming the intentions of the parties to work jointly on development of the Russian microelectronic component base for its future implementation in the high-technology…

JSC RASU, MIRION TECHNOLOGIES (MGPI) SAS and RPE RADICO LTD Sign Memorandum of Understanding for Development, Localization and Supply of Radiation Monitoring Equipment

April 16, 2019 – Within the framework of the XI International Forum ATOMEXPO-2019, Joint-Stock Company Rusatom Automated Control Systems (JSC RASU), MIRION TECHNOLOGIES (MGPI) SAS (France) and its exclusive distributor in Russia RPE RADICO LTD signed the Memorandum of Understanding, which secures the agreement of the parties to implement joint projects related to localization of…

TVEL Fuel Company of ROSATOM and Hermith GmbH will cooperate in developing titanium production and product promotion

At the 11th International Forum ATOMEXPO 2019, TVEL Fuel Company of ROSATOM and Hermith GmbH (Germany), a major European titanium supplier, have concluded an agreement on cooperation in the development of titanium production and joint promotion of products to the European and other promising markets. The signing ceremony was attended by Alexey Likhachev, Director General…

RASU JSC and DEF ENERGIE ET ENVIRONNEMENT (France) Sign Memorandum of Understanding

April 16, 2019 – On the sidelines of the XI International Forum ATOMEXPO-2019, Rusatom Automated Control Systems, Joint-Stock Company (RASU JSC) and DEF ENERGIE ET ENVIRONNEMENT (France) signed the Memorandum of Understanding in the area of development and life cycle support of fire protection instrumentation and control systems for nuclear power plants.  The document was…

TENEX signed a Memorandum of Understanding with SMART Power Co., Ltd. (Republic of Korea)

On 16 April 2019, in the field of the 11th International Forum ATOMEXPO 2019, TENEX signed a Memorandum of Understanding with SMART Power Co., Ltd. (Republic of Korea). The companies intend to begin a dialogue aimed at defining perspective mutually beneficial directions of cooperation, including supply of the fuel for Korean-designed small-sized commercial modular reactors,…

TVEL Fuel Company of Rosatom and IDOM sign MoU on joint international business development

In the course of the XI Atomexpo-2019 International Forum, TVEL JSC and the Spanish company IDOM Consulting, Engineering, Architecture S.A.U signed Memorandum of Understanding. The document was signed by Kosntantin Tulupov, Vice President for Business Development and TVEL JSC, and Xabier Ruiz Morín, Director of IDOM Nuclear Services.  The two companies consider various options and…

At ATOMEXPO 2019, the mayors of nuclear cities discussed the draft international standard “Sustainable Development of Small and Medium-sized Cities

On April 15 in Sochi, at the ATOMEXPO 2019 International Forum, the heads of administrations of “nuclear” cities discussed the draft international standard “Sustainable development of small and medium-sized cities”, prepared by experts of the Technical Committee 268 “Sustainable cities and communities” of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), Rusatom Infrastructural Solutions LLC , Technical…

Atomexpo-2019: Certificates of Conformity with IEC Standards for New USG Low Voltage Switchgear Line Awarded to JSC RASU and UEMZ

April 15, 2019 – As part of the XI International Forum ATOMEXPO-2019, Mr. Andrey Butko, Chief Executive Officer, JSC RASU, and Mr. Nikolay Groshev, Deputy General Director for Civil Production, JSC Ural Electromechanical Plant (JSC UEMZ) received two certificates of conformity with the standards of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) for low voltage switchgear (LVSG)…

Rusatom Healthcare, Rusatom International Network and the Institute of Nuclear Physics of Uzbekistan signed a memorandum of cooperation

On April 15, in Sochi, Rusatom Healthcare JSC, Rusatom International Network (RIN) industrial complex and the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan signed a memorandum of cooperation in radiation technologies and nuclear medicine. The document was signed on the sidelines of the XI ATOMEXPO-2019 International Forum. On the part of…

JSC National Nuclear Research Center (Azerbaijan) and Rusatom International Network signed a memorandum of understanding on personnel training

JSC National Nuclear Research Center (Azerbaijan) and Rusatom International Network signed a memorandum of understanding on personnel training for joint use of atomic energy for peaceful purposes.  In Sochi (Russia), on April 15, on the sidelines of the international forum ATOMEXPO-2019, JSC National Nuclear Research Center, Azerbaijan, and Rusatom International Network, Russia, signed a memorandum…

VEB.RF and Rosatom intend to cooperate in NPP construction project in Uzbekistan

VEB.RF (Vnesheconombank) and the ROSATOM State Atomic Energy Corporation signed a cooperation agreement. The parties expressed their intention to cooperate in the implementation of the project on construction of a nuclear power plant in Uzbekistan. The ceremony was held during the 11th ATOMEXPO 2019 International Forum in Sochi Nuclear for better life. The document was…

Russia and Serbia strengthen cooperation in the field of training personnel and public awareness in nuclear technologies

On April 15, 2019, during the XI International Forum ATOMEXPO 2019, Russia and Serbia signed two memoranda of understanding (MoUs). The first document defines the areas of cooperation in the field of personnel education and training, and the second establishes the principles of forming public opinion about peaceful use of nuclear technology. From the Russian…

Rosatom and TMK signed a cooperation agreement

On 15 April 2019, Rosatom State Corporation and the Pipe Metallurgical Company (TMK) signed a cooperation agreement during the 11th ATOMEXPO 2019 International Forum in Sochi The document was signed by Kirill Komarov, First Deputy Director General of the State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom, First Deputy CEO of Corporate Development & International Business, and Alexander…

Fakel sports and technical club of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy emerges victorious in 2018/2019 snocross season

News from projects and regions April 15, 2019, 16:00 On April 13–14, Novy Urengoy hosted the 7th round of the 2019 Russian Snocross Championship and Tournament organized by the National Russian Motorcycle Federation. After the final round of the competition, the Fakel sports and technical club of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy was declared the winner of the Russian Snocross Championship in team standings.…

ROSATOM and the Eurasian Development Bank have signed an agreement on mutual understanding and cooperation

Sochi, April 15, 2019 — Ilya Rebrov, Chief Financial Officer of the State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM, and Vsevolod Smakov, Head of Directorate for Industry of the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB), signed an agreement on mutual understanding and cooperation at the 11th ATOMEXPO 2019 International Forum. The agreement opens up prospects for joint work with…

The heads of Russian and French municipalities signed a cooperation agreement on ATOMEXPO 2019

The heads of Russian and French municipalities of the territories where final disposal sites of radioactive waste are located signed a cooperation agreement on the fringes of the International Forum ATOMEXPO 2019. The document was signed by the head of the Association of ZATO Alexey Golubev and President of municipalities community of Vendeuvre-Soulaines of Aube…

Delegation of French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission Visited PDC DUGR JSC

The visit of the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) delegation to the production location of JSC “Pilot and Demonstration Center for Decommissioning of Uranium-Graphite Reactors” took place in Seversk on April 8-12, 2019. TENEX experts also took part in the visit. During the visit, the French delegation learned about ROSATOM’s unique expertise…

Severstal reports Q1 2019 operatioal results

April 12, 2019 PAO Severstal (MICEX-RTS: CHMF; LSE: SVST), one of the world’s leading vertically integrated steel and steel-related mining companies, today announces its operational results for Q1 2019. Q1 2019 GROUP HIGHLIGHTS  Hot metal output increased 6% q/q in Q1 2019 to 2.36 mln tonnes (Q4 2018: 2.23 mln tonnes) following short-term maintenance works…

ATOMEXPO 2019 to Feature Discussion on Nuclear Technologies as a Driver of Scientific and Technological Innovation

The “Nuclear Technologies as a Key Driver of Scientific and Technological Innovation” roundtable will be held as part of the ATOMEXPO 2019 International Forum on April 16, 2019.  The event will bring together Russian and international experts to talk about the contribution of nuclear technologies to the development of scientific and technical process and their…

ATOMEXPO 2019 to Feature Roundtable on “Risk Management: New Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development Goals Achievement”

On April 15, a roundtable entitled “Risk Management: New Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development Goals Achievement” will take place as part of the 11th ATOMEXPO International Forum. The roundtable has been organized by State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM, with representatives of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the World Nuclear Association (WNA) taking…

ATOMEXPO 2019 Roundtable to Focus on Finding the Best Mix of Nuclear and Renewables for Achieving Sustainable Development

ROSATOM and World Nuclear Association will host a roundtable of presentations and discussion to examine how we can deliver an energy system that can meet the aspirations of the world’s growing population and help achieve global long-term climate change objectives as part of the 11th ATOMEXPO International Forum in Sochi on April 15–16, 2019. What…

Gazprom Management Committee proposes record dividends of RUB 10.43 per share for 2018

Release April 11, 2019, 14:05 The Gazprom Management Committee reviewed issues associated with arranging and holding the Company’s annual General Shareholders Meeting. The Management Committee endorsed the proposal to convene the annual General Shareholders Meeting of Gazprom in St. Petersburg at 10 a.m. on June 28, 2019. The registration of the Meeting participants is to be carried out on June 26 (from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and on June 28 (from 9 a.m.). In addition, the…

ATOMEXPO 2019 to become Platform for International Discussion on Training Professionals for the Economy of the Future

On April 15, State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM and the Union ‘Agency of Development of Professional Communities and Skilled Workers’ (WorldSkills Russia) will host a roundtable discussion entitled ‘Human Capital as a Factor for Economic Growth: From National Interests to International Corporation’.    Participants in the discussion will include: Director General the World Nuclear Association…

ATOMEXPO 2019 to Feature Discussion of Areas of Cooperation with Next-Gen Nuclear

On April 16, ANO Rosatom Corporate Academy will hold a round table discussion entitled “Next Generation Nuclear: A Partnership for Development” as part of the ATOOMEXPO 2019 International Forum in Sochi.  The round table will be attended by the following organizations: ITER Organization, the Vienna International Nuclear Competence Center, Universum, Goodnight Consulting, Coca-Cola HBC Russia,…

Zvezda Shipyard Signs Contract with Sovkomflot to Build Arctic Gas Carrier for Arctic LNG 2 Project

Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex and Sovkomflot PJSC have signed a contract to make a pilot gas carrier vessel for the Arctic LNG 2 project. The contract states that the vessel shall be delivered in Q1 2023. Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex has unique equipment for Russian shipyards, as well as advanced world-class technology, which provides for the implementation…

Gazprom and Rosgeo discuss cooperation issues

Release April 10, 2019, 13:35 A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Sergey Gorkov, Director General, Chairman of the Board of Rosgeo, took place today at the Arctic: Territory of Dialogue 5th International Arctic Forum in St. Petersburg. The parties discussed cooperation-related issues, in particular the prospects of conducting 3D seismic surveys in the east of Russia and on the Arctic shelf. Information…

Gazprom and OMV discuss further steps in strategic partnership

Background OMV AG is Gazprom’s main partner in Austria. The companies cooperate in gas production, transportation and supplies. In June 2018, an Agreement was signed to extend until 2040 the existing contract between Gazprom Export and OMV Gas Marketing & Trading GmbH for Russian gas supplies to Austria. In October 2018, Gazprom and OMV signed the Memorandum on Strategic Cooperation. Also in October 2018, Gazprom and OMV inked the…

Head of ROSATOM Alexey Likhachev took part in the panel section “The Northern Sea Route – The Key to the Development of the Russian Arctic” of the Forum “The Arctic – Territory of Dialogue”

On April 9, 2019 in Saint-Petersburg the Director General of ROSATOM took part in the panel section “The Northern Sea Route – The Key to the Development of the Russian Arctic” which was held in the framework of the 5th International Arctic Forum “The Arctic – Territory of Dialogue”.  Maxim Akimov, Deputy Prime Minister of…

Head of ROSATOM Alexei Likhachev took part in the panel section “The Northern Sea Route – The Key to the Development of the Russian Arctic” of the Forum “The Arctic – Territory of Dialogue”

On April 9, 2019 in Saint-Petersburg the Director General of ROSATOM took part in the panel section “The Northern Sea Route – The Key to the Development of the Russian Arctic” which was held in the framework of the 5th International Arctic Forum “The Arctic – Territory of Dialogue”.  Maxim Akimov, Deputy Prime Minister of…

Head of ROSATOM Alexei Likhachev took part in the panel section “The Northern Sea Route – The Key to the Development of the Russian Arctic” of the Forum “The Arctic – Territory of Dialogue”

On April 9, 2019 in Saint-Petersburg the Director General of ROSATOM took part in the panel section “The Northern Sea Route – The Key to the Development of the Russian Arctic” which was held in the framework of the 5th International Arctic Forum “The Arctic – Territory of Dialogue”.  Maxim Akimov, Deputy Prime Minister of…

ATOMEXPO 2019 to Feature Discussion of the Main Areas in the Development of Quality Management and the Formation of Supply Chains

ROSATOM will host a roundtable discussion entitled “Responsible Consumption and Production: Quality Management in the Nuclear Industry’s Supply Chains for International Projects” as part of the 11th ATOMEXPO International Forum in Sochi on April 15–16, 2019.  The roundtable will be attended by representatives of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the World Nuclear Association (WNA),…

Program signed to develop standards for natural gas liquefaction

Release April 9, 2019, 13:35 The Program for standardization of developing technologies and equipment in oil refining, petrochemistry, and natural gas processing and liquefaction (LNG), particularly for projects on gravity-based structures with LNG production trains and for gas carriers transporting LNG, was signed today at the Arctic: Territory of Dialogue 5th International Arctic Forum in St. Petersburg. The signing ceremony took place in the presence of Alexey…

Gazprom raises gas exports to France by 58 per cent in five years

Release April 9, 2019, 13:30 A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Sylvie Bermann, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to the Russian Federation, took place today at the Arctic: Territory of Dialogue 5th International Arctic Forum in St. Petersburg. The parties discussed issues related to cooperation in the gas sector, including gas supplies. It was noted that France ranks…

Fitch upgrades Severstal to BBB

April 9, 2019 PAO Severstal (“Severstal”; “the Company”), one of the world’s leading vertically integrated steel and steel-related mining companies, announces that Fitch has upgraded its rating on Severstal to BBB from BBB- on 8 April. The outlook is stable. The rating agency underlined that the upgrade reflected Severstal’s conservative financial policy during the supply-driven…

A round table on humanitarian support of business will take place within the framework of the International Forum ATOMEXPO 2019

The “Humanitarian Support of Business and Public Confidence: Practices of Collaborating with Local Communities” round table will bring together Russian and international experts from the nuclear industry, telecommunications, the FMCG, and representatives of the academic community. The following participants are expected to take part in the round table: First Deputy Chair of the Federation Council…

ATOMEXPO 2019 to Feature Discussion of Environmental Safety in the Implementation of Nuclear Projects

A roundtable discussion entiteld “Responsible Approach to the Environment and Natural Resources” will be held as part of the ATOMEXPO 2019 International Forum in Sochi on April 15. Participants in the roundtable will discuss the environmental criteria that affect the choice of power generation type, the environmental aspects of transitioning to a closed nuclear fuel…

ATOMEXPO 2019 to Feature Discussion of the Role of Nuclear Technologies in Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Participants in the plenary session of the 11th ATOMEXPO International Forum will talk about the role that nuclear technologies play in achieving the sustainable development goals set by the United Nations.  Among the participants in the meeting will be: Director-General of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development Nuclear Energy Agency William Magwood IV; Minister…

Rosenergoatom to present ‘technical documentation e-shop’ at ATOMEXPO 2019

Rosenergoatom (part of the Electric Power Division of ROSATOM) will present an electronic sales support system for Automated Technical Documentation Control Systems (ATDCS) or the so-called ‘technical documentation e-shop’ at the 11th ATOMEXPO 2019 International Forum, which will be held in Sochi on April 15–16. This is the first large-scale project of its kind and…

Rusatom Service to hold round table on nuclear infrastructure at ATOMEXPO 2019

Rusatom Service JSC (the sectoral coordinating centre for ROSATOM’s nuclear infrastructure activities, which is part of Rosenergoatom, the Electric Power Division of ROSATOM) will hold a round table on the theme: ‘Building Nuclear Infrastructure as a Key Component for the Sustainability of Nuclear Projects’ at the 11th ATOMEXPO 2019 International Forum on April 15, 2019.…

Rusatom Service to hold roundtable on nuclear infrastructure at ATOMEXPO 2019

Rusatom Service JSC (the sectoral coordinating centre for ROSATOM’s nuclear infrastructure activities, which is part of Rosenergoatom, the Electric Power Division of ROSATOM) will hold a roundtable on the theme: ‘Building Nuclear Infrastructure as a Key Component for the Sustainability of Nuclear Projects’ at the 11th ATOMEXPO 2019 International Forum on April 15, 2019. During…

ATOMEXPO 2019 to Feature Discussion on the Contribution of the Nuclear Industry to Sustainable Urban Development

The “The Sustainable Development of Cities: The Nuclear Industry’s Contribution” roundtable discussion will be held as part of the ATOMEXPO 2019 International Forum in Sochi.  The discussion will feature an international panel of experts with extensive managerial experience at the global, national and local levels representing international organizations, government agencies and the corporate sector. It…

Famil Sadygov appointed Deputy Chairman of Gazprom Management Committee

Release April 4, 2019, 19:10 Famil Sadygov has been appointed Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee. He will oversee financial and economic activities. Famil Sadygov was born in 1968 in Nakhichevan. He graduated from the Sergo Ordzhonikidze State Academy of Management in Moscow. He has a PhD in Economics. 1999–2004: Deputy Minister of Taxation of the Russian Federation. 2005–2009: Deputy Head of the Federal Treasury. 2009–2019: Deputy…

WANO and Rosenergoatom to Hold Roundtable at ATOMEXPO 2019 on the Safe and Reliable Operation of Nuclear Power Plants

The World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) and Rosenergoatom JSC (a part of the Electric Power Division of ROSATOM) will hold a roundtable discussion on “Creating a Safe Future Together” at ATOPMEXPO 2019.  The main topics for discussion at the roundtable will be the safe and reliable operation of nuclear power plants, professional leadership and…

Alexey Miller briefs Dmitry Medvedev on Gazprom’s efforts in import substitution and digital technologies

Message to the Media April 3, 2019, 19:30 A working meeting took place today between Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, and Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee. Alexey Miller briefed Dmitry Medvedev on the Company’s efforts in the field of import substitution and the implementation of digital technologies. Gazprom website Editorial Board   Shorthand record Dmitry Medvedev: Mr. Miller,…